Christoph Geißler


Dr. Christoph F. Geißler

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Professional/ Educational History

Since Nov. 2021
Postdoc position, Department of Cognitive Psychology, Prof. Dr. Christian Frings, University of Trier

Nov. 2021
PhD, University of Trier
Title of dissertation: "The role of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in executive functioning and action control: Insights from functional near-infrared spectroscopy"
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Christian Frings, University of Trier, & Prof. Dr. Gregor Domes, University of Trier

Aug. 2018 – Nov. 2021
Research assistant (PhD student) at Department of Cognitive Psychology, Prof. Dr. Christian Frings, University of Trier

Apr. 2015 – Sep. 2018
Master of Science in Psychology, University of Trier

Mar. 2017
Free-lancing for Robering & Krater GmbH Corporate- and Personnel-Consulting, 45481 Mühlheim a.d. Ruhr

Jul. 2016 – Aug 2016
Intern at Robering & Krater GmbH Corporate- and Personnel-Consulting, 45481 Mühlheim a.d. Ruhr

Feb. 2016 – Jun. 2016
ERASMUS University of Stockholm

Oct. 2011 – Sep. 2015
Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Trier

Aug. 2014 – Oct. 2014
Intern at the Central Police Department Lower Saxony, 30163 Hannover
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Research Interests

  • Neuropsychology
  • Action Control

  • Relation between stress and cognitive performance

Publications

Journal articles (peer reviewed) 
Geißler, C. F., Friehs, M. A., Frings, C., & Domes, G. (2023). Time-dependent effects of acute stress on working memory performance: A systematic review and hypothesis. Psychoneuroendocrinology 148, 105998. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2022.105998 

Friehs, M. A.*, Stegemann, M.*,  Merz, S., Geißler, C., Frings, C., & Meyerhoff, H. S. (2022). The influence of tDCS on perceived bouncing/streaming. 241, 59-66. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00221-022-06505-5 *shared first authorship.

Open Access
Geissler, C.F., Frings, C., & Moeller, B. (2021). Illuminating the prefrontal neural correlates of action sequence disassembling in response-response binding. Scientific Reports, 11, 22856. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-02247-6Open Access
Geissler, C., Schneider, J., Frings, C. (2021) Shedding light on the prefrontal correlates of mental workload in simulated driving: A functional near-infrared spectroscopy study. Scientific Reports, 11, 705. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-80477-wOpen Access
Geissler, C.F., Domes, G., & Frings, C. (2020). Shedding light on the frontal hemodynamics of spatial working memory using functional near-infrared spectroscopy. Neuropsychologia, 146, 107570. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2020.107570 
Geissler, C.F., Hofmann M. J., & Frings, C. (2020). It’s more than interference: Examining the neuro-hemodynamic correlates of the flanker task with fNIRS. European Journal of Neuroscience, 52, 3022-3031. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejn.14708Open Access
Frings, C., Domes, G., Friehs, M. A., Geißler. C., & Schneider, K. (2019). Food for Your Mind? The Effect of Tyrosine on Selective Attention. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement, 4, 285-295. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41465-019-00146-3 
Talks and posters 
Geißler, C.F., Selimi, S., Schmalbrock, P.P., Frings, C., & Moeller, B. (2022,  Oct. 7-9). Competition Without Unbinding: Event File Interaction in Response-Response Binding [Poster]. 54th Herbsttreffen der Experimentellen Kognitiven Psychologie (HexKop) Greifswald, Germany. 
Schmalbrock, P., Geißler, C., & Frings, C. (2022, Oct. 7-9). Spatial Information and Predictability in Stimulus-Response Binding [Poster]. 54th Herbsttreffen der Experimentellen Kognitiven Psychologie (HexKoP), Greifswald, Germany. 
Schmalbrock, P., Geißler, C., & Frings, C. (2022, July 22-25). Predictability modulates distractor-response binding effects, but modulation depends on spatial information [Poster]. Handling Visual Distraction, Munich/Ammersee, Germany. 
Geißler, C.F., & Frings, C. (2022, May 18-22). Time-Dependent Effects of Stress on Working Memory Related Prefrontal Processing [Poster]. International Conference of Cognitive Neuroscience (ICON), Helsinki, Finland. 
Geißler, C.F., & Frings, C. (2021, October 8-10). Stress strikes twice: Working memory capacity is reduced under 10 and again over 20 minutes post stress. [Poster]. 53rd Herbsttreffen der Experimentellen Kognitiven Psychologie (HexKoP), Würzburg, Germany. 
Geißler, C. F., Moeller, B., & Frings, C. (2021, March 14-16). Binding under light: An fNIRS study to the prefrontal neural correlates of response-response binding. [Talk].  63rd. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psycholog*innen (TeaP), Ulm, Germany. [Online conference]. 
Geißler, C. F. (2019, October 18-20). Die Kosten der Identität: Reiz- und Antwortinterferenz entflochten mit fNIRS. [Talk]. 52. Herbsttreffen Experimentelle Kognitionspsychologie (HexKoP), Hildesheim, Germany. 
Invited Taks 
Geißler, C. F. (2020, January 16). Kognitive Beanspruchung messen mit funktionaler Nahinfrarotspektroskopie. {Invited Talk].  Fachsymposium zur Eröffnung des Fahrsimulators der Fachhochschule Trier, Trier, Germany. 
Geißler, C. F. (2019, May 9). Die elektrophysiologischen Korrelate abrufinduzierten Vergessens in einer Motoraufgabe: Ein Anstieg in My- und Betapower während des Abrufübens sagt späteres Vergessen voraus. [Invited Talk]. Kolloquium des Lehrstuhls Allgemeine und Biologische Psychologie Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany.